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I. VOCABULARY and EXPRESSIONS
(The words and terms are in order of when you will hear them)
And now… – (Fluency Builder) use this to show chronology in your story
To look for opportunity – (Grammar) learn by teaching, doing, listening, watching, etc.
Apart from – Besides/ Aside from/ Other than
To overcome– to get past a difficulty when doing something
A weakness of mine – (Vocabulary) a lack for me-
Inside you – (Expression) To think and feel a certain way about something
Spoken English vs Written English – (grammar) use the past participle as an adjective
It’s out there– (Expression) when something has been said or written
A little trick – (Expression) something that helps you do something better
Did you catch any other phrasal verbs or expressions you like? Write them here.
II. Listen to the podcast (again if necessary) and fill in the blanks and answer the questions based on what you heard in the episode.
Use the expressions above to help you.
2.“I guess I _____________ the opportunity to study abroad.”
- “_____________ not going abroad, what are some of the biggest struggles for you in learning English?”
- “What do you do ___________ that struggle?”
6.“It’s actually ________________ that I use when writing.”
7.What is Isabel’s biggest weakness with English?
8.According to Isabel, what’s the most important thing in learning a language?